Pink PANTHER T6 Personnel Carrier
PRINOTH displayed a pink PANTHER T6 Personnel Carrier from UCO Equipment (a Utility One Source Company) at ICUEE 2015. The PANTHER T6 is painted pink in support of Susan G. Komen of Arkansas. The Pink Panther led the survivor parade in October with 10 breast cancer survivors on board. It will be added to UCO’s rental fleet following the Race for the Cure to further raise awareness and support of breast cancer research. PRINOTH continues cancer research support in Canada.
Towing System
Towing heavy machinery with ropes and chains can cause a myriad of issues. Safe-T-Pull founders invented a better way to pull trucks without the risk of a cord recoiling and crashing through tractor or truck cabs. Safe-T-Pull developed an easy-to-use towing system that is adaptable to almost any large vehicle and can withstand loads up to 160,000 lbs. It’s a hydraulically operated tow bar that can mount onto any tractor, allowing the bar to move forward and backward, evenly distributing the pulling stress from both vehicles frames. This product comes in a variety of models and can be suited to almost any need in the towing sector.
Complete Concrete Vibrator Setup
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oztec is auctioning off a complete concrete vibrator setup (2.4 OZ electric motor, 1¾” steel vibrator head, FS 07 OZ flexible shaft (7’). This special edition setup, painted pink to help raise awareness, will be auctioned through the month of October. All of the proceeds will go directly to the Susan G. Komen Foundation with Oztec matching the winning bid—dollar for dollar—doubling the contribution to this important cause. The winning bid will be announced on November 2. Oztec manufactures a full line of Concrete Vibrators and Grinders, including gas powered models. Go to to place your bid today.
New Exploration Vehicles
ARGO releases two new concept models as part of its new “Explorer” series: the new ARGO Explorer and ARGO Explorer Jr. Models. The new models feature a number of unique options as standard equipment including lockable hard cabs to keep crews protected from outdoor elements, inverters to transform power from 12V to 120 for computers and other electrical equipment, and rear upper frame threaded bushings for mounting add-ons like compressors, generators, hydraulic power supplies, and jib cranes, among others. Additional cargo options for the Explorer models include a flat bed, utility box, an electric dump-box, and 8-wheel and 4-wheel amphibious trailers with a capacity of up to 1,400 lbs.
Purple Trailer
Felling Trailers is doing an online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to bring awareness of and support to Alzheimer’s Disease. Felling Trailers manufactured and painted one of its most popular trailers Alzheimer’s purple to be auctioned online for 10 days during the month of October. Tredit Tire generously donated the wheels and Midwest Industrial Coatings, Inc. donated the custom metallic purple paint. All of the winning bid will benefit Act on Alzheimer’s! The online auction via Ebay (listing # 221892683996) will be “live” until Thursday, October 22 at 12:00 PM CST. Arrangements to be made for pick up at Felling Trailers’ manufacturing facility or delivery (freight extra).
Galaxy Multi-Purpose Construction Tire
With reinforced sidewalls and a wide, flat tread for lateral stability, the versatile Galaxy Multi-Purpose Construction (MPC) tire from the Alliance Tire Group is optimized for graders, loaders, and telehandlers. The Galaxy MPC features an optimum lug-to-void ratio for better traction and heat dissipation; center lug blocks for a smooth ride; and deep, open shoulders for lateral stability and better self-cleaning. The tire design and compound also ensure better cut resistance and more efficient heat dissipation for longer tire life. The Galaxy MPC joins the world-famous line of great Galaxy purpose-built construction, industrial, and skid steer tires.
World’s Largest Construction Pull Scraper
K-Tec Earthmovers, a Canadian-based manufacturer, launches the K-Tec 1263 ADT, the world’s largest earthmoving scraper available on the market today. With a heaped capacity of 63 cubic yards (ISO) and empty tare weight of 61,000 lbs, the K-Tec 1263 ADT is built for massive dirt moving projects. Designed to be pulled with a 40 ton+ articulated dump truck, this scraper is ready to help contractors substantially reduce their dirt moving costs and gain a massive advantage in the earthmoving industry. K-Tec’s scraper models range from 25 to 63 cubic yard capacities. K-Tec scrapers offer rapid cycle times and superior flotation for maximum performance and are backed by a 3-year structural warranty.
Premier 170 DF Ductable Unit Heater
L.B. White’s Premier 170 DF ductable unit heater is as versatile and handy as can be. The direct-fired, 170,000 btu/h heater is a great alternative to loud, torpedo-style heaters, and can work in some places where only indirect-fired heaters have been used in the past because of open flame concerns. This unit can run off both LPG or NG. The Premier family includes LPG, NG, or DF versions in 80,000 and 350,000 btu/h units as well. All are quiet, virtually weather resistant, are equipped with an array of safety features, and put out quite a bit of CFM.
Modern Contractor Solutions, October 2015
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